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Crime Report for Cocoa Beach,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Cocoa Beach, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Cocoa Beach Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Cocoa Beach, has a violent crime rate of 889 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Cocoa Beach 889
FL 805
National 676

Cocoa Beach, is in the 73% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 91% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 73% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Cocoa Beach, or said another way, 27% of cities in have crime rates higher than Cocoa Beach.


  Review crime rate data for Cocoa Beach,

Crime Cocoa Beach FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 888.6 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 8.5 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 33.9 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 169.3 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 677.0 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 7345.4 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1083.2 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 5966.0 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 296.2 414.1 382.3
Arson 8.5 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Cocoa Beach, has a property crime rate of 7345.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Cocoa Beach 7345.4
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Cocoa Beach Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 92
National Percentile Rank - 96